Thursday Morning Prayers
MERCIFUL God, whose loving-kindness and faithfulness are new every morning, we once more thank You with heart and lips that You have bade us arise from our beds in health and peace, and have preserved our bodies from harm and our souls from sin. How great is Your goodness, O Lord, so that men trust under the shadow of Your wings, and find there a secure refuge.
Once more we behold the daylight, give us therefore grace to walk in the light, and avoid the works of darkness. May we count that day as lost wherein we have bowed to the service of the evil world, and ruled our lives by its fashions and follies, of which we shall have to give account at Your judgment-seat. Let us rather consecrate ourselves to Your service; . in all our wishes, thoughts, and undertakings may we seek what is…
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